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PROJECT MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES - Third College Edition
by Rory Burke

PMT3ed New Edition - available Jan 2019

Planning and Control Techniques incorporating PMBOK 6ed, APM BoK 6ed and the latest planning software. Project management systems approach for managing a range of projects – including industry 4.0 artificial intelligence (AI) projects.

ISBN:
978-0-9941492-3-7 - PMT3ed print 
978-0-9941492-4-4 - PMT3ed ebook 

Size: 448 pages

Price: £29.95, US$39.95, A$59.95, R475

Project Management Techniques (Third College Edition) has been written for the experienced project manager responsible for producing the project’s deliverables on time, within budget and to the required quality as outlined in the project charter.
At this level, the project manager needs to know how to develop and manage a planning and control system that integrates all the team members, resources, contractors, suppliers, stakeholders and components of the project.
 This book will help the project manager develop decision-making skills to trade-off conflicting parameters and individual plans to enable the project to converge on an optimum project plan, build-method and execution strategy.
 Reporting to the project sponsor or programme manager, the project manager is appointed as the project’s single point of responsibility and authorized to use company resources as outlined in the project charter.

The new edition of 'Project Management Techniques' (Third College Edition) is aligned to:
PMBOK 6ed
APM BoK 6ed
SAQA 58395 NQF 5 (mapped)

The new edition will include the following changes:

New chapter: Request for Proposal (link outsourcing work to the project life cycle)
New appendix: Portfolio and Programme Management
New appendix: Smart Project Manager (using Industry 4.0 and AI systems)
New section: Agile Project Management (outline the technique).
New section: Sustainable Project Management (outline application to projects).
Expand: Project Plan (explain the iterative spiral development).

The new edition of PMT3ed will include following changes:

Foreword by Prof P Steyn, Cranefield College of Programme and Project Management


Chapter 1: Introduction to Project Management
Add: Industry 4.0 in types of projects
Add: Sustainable PM
Add: Agile PM
Remove: Role of the sponsor and steering board


Chapter 2: Project Life Cycle Add; IT / Industry 4.0 cyber-physical programme life cycle example


Chapter 3: Project Management Process


Chapter 4: Project Methodology


Chapter 5: Managing Project Stakeholders Move chapter to end section where the human side of project management is discussed


Chapter 5: Request for Proposal New chapter: Outline the structure of Request for Proposal process and link the information gathering to the funnel and gates process and the project life cycle


Chapter 6: Corporate Strategy Phase


Chapter 7: Project Feasibility Phase


Chapter 8: Project Definition Phase


Chapter 9: Project Execution Phase


Chapter 10: Project Commissioning and Handover Phase


Chapter 11: Operational Phase


Chapter 12: Project Plan Expand: Explain in more detail the iterative spiral approach to developing the project plan


Chapter 13: Scope Management Add: Scope trade-off with other knowledge areas


Chapter 14: WBS


Chapter 15: Time Management Expand: Milestones, Keydates


Chapter 16: CPM


Chapter 17: Gantt Charts


Chapter 18: Project Procurement
Add: How to project manage the multi-company supply chain
Add: Trade-off with other knowedge areas

Chapter 19: Resource Planning
Add: Trade-off with other knowedge areas


Chapter 20: Cost Management


Chapter 21: Project Cash Flow


Chapter 22: Project Execution


Chapter 23: Earned Value


Chapter 24: Quality Management


Chapter 25: Communication Management


Chapter 26: Risk Management


Chapter 27: Project Leadership


Chapter 28: Project Teams


Chapter 29: Project Organisation Structures


Chapter ?: Project Stakeholder Management Moved from Chapter 5


Appendix 1: Project Selection (DCF)


Appendix 2: Acceleration and Crashing


Appendix 3: Portfolio and Programme Management
New appendix: Outlines the structure of Portfolio and Programme Management, and show the project manager's role within the programme management umbrella

Appendix 4: Smart Project Manager
New appendix: Smart Project Manager – this appendix discusses how cyber-physcial, AI, algorithms, mobile connectivity and Internet can be used to enhance planning and control techniques

Appendix 5: Guest Paper

New appendix: Project Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution Economy, by Prof P Steyn, Cranefield College of Programme and Project Management

Rory Burke

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